Muscat, Muscat Governorate, Oman
Muscat, Muscat Governorate

Omantel News

Omantel launches Android set-top box designed for sports, entertainment

Omantel, the top telecom provider in Oman, recently said it is launching its new Humax H1, an Android set-top box designed for sports enthusiasts to gain access to entertainment bundles of ICFLIX, Starz Play, OSN GO, beIN Sports, Mavshack, YouTube and Kids content. The box will stream movies, live sports and series using a smart Over The Top (OTT) device. Read More »

Omantel ranked among best wholesale telecommunications operators

Omantel has been named among the world's top wholesale operators at the 2016 Mobile Virtual Network Operators (MVNO) World Congress last month.Omantel ranked second in the category of Best Wholesale Operator, behind UK provider EE (part of British Telecom Group). This recognition is the most recent addition to a number of awards and accolades received by Omantel. Read More »

Omantel becomes the first GCC telecommunication provider to lay submarine cable system in Europe

Adding more diversity and capacity to the communication traffic on the route between Asia and Europe, Omantel successfully laid the Asia Africa Europe-1 submarine cable system in Marseille, France. With the deployment of this project, which took a year and a half to complete, Omantel becomes the first GCC telecommunication provider to lay a submarine cable system in mainland Europe. Read More »

Omantel lauds Marseille aid in colossal cable project

Oman Telecommunications Co. SAOG — known as Omantel — announced recently in Muscat the completed submerging of its 25,000-km cable system in Marseille, France, successfully connecting Hong Kong to Singapore, Africa and Europe, all via Oman. With the project’s “landing,” the top telecom provider for the sultanate has created a significant shortcut between Europe and the Far Eastern nations. Read More »

Omantel partners with Oman Racing Team to expand brand reach

The Oman Racing Team recently announced a new commercial partnership with Omantel specifically geared toward the countdown to racing champion Ahmad Al Harthy’s 2016 racing season. The announcement recognizes one of two of the new partners backing the Aston Martin Middle East and North Africa Ambassador this year. “It is such an honor to be partnering with Omantel,” Al Harthy said. Read More »

Omantel partners with Cisco to improve Oman's telecom, network services

Omantel signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with Cisco to improve the sultanate's leading telecommunications services as part of a long-term plan to transform the company and its presence in the network and data services sector. As part of the memorandum, Omantel and Cisco have agreed to partner in efforts to enhance managed network, data center and virtualization solutions. Read More »

Oman’s 4G LTE network ranked 13th fastest in the world

Open Signal recently said Oman has the 13th fastest 4G LTE network worldwide and credited telecommunications services and supplier Omantel for the sultanate's ranking.Oman latest ranking is an increase of 10 places in just three months and place Oman in a position to exceed advanced countries. Open Signal is trusted source of intel on mobile carrier coverage around the globe. Read More »

Omantel to bring telecom services to Khazzan gas field

Omantel will provide a 1,081-square-mile telecommunications network to serve BP Oman's Khazzan Gas Project. The agreement will provide fixed and mobile voice services as well as broadband services to Khazzan gas field - Block 61, located between the Ad Dhahirah and Ad Dakhiliya governorates. The services will help not only BP Oman, but also its contractors and other partners. Read More »

Omantel wins telecom honors from Business Today

Business Today magazine recently named Omantel the best telecommunications service provider in Oman based on the results of its Best Brands survey. "More than 3 million customers in Oman choose us for a reason," Omantel CEO Talal Al Mamari said. "The confidence they place in us to deliver reliable and relevant services across the sultanate is something we take very seriously." Read More »